534 PUBLIC TREATIES. than those which the nations the most favoured are or shall be obliged to pay; and they shall enjoy all the rights, liberties, pr1v1ledges,1mmunities, and exemptions in trade, navigation, and_commerce which the said nations do or shall enjoy, whether in passing from one port to another in the said States, or in going from any of those ports to any foreign port of the world, or from any foreign port of the world to any of those ports. Anrrorn III. .¥’*'*'“ °¤°¤ °*` The subjects and inhabitants of the said United States of America §mf§;‘°,,';f gglzgg shall pay in the ports, havens, roads, countries, islands, cities, or places of N,,•,h.,r;,,,d,_ the said United Netherlands, or any of them, no other nor greater duties or imposts, of whatever nature or denomination they may be, than those which the nations the most favoured are or shall be obliged to pay; aud they shall enjoy all the rights, liberties, priviledges, immunities, and excemptions in trade, navigation, and commerce which the said nations do or shall enjoy, whether ID passing from one port to another in the said States, or from any one towards any one of those ports from or to any foreign port of the world. And the United States of America, with their subjects and inhabitants, shall leave to those of their High Mightinesses the peaceable enjoyment of their rights in the countries, islands, and seas, in the East and West Indies, without any hindrance or molestation. Auirrorrx IV. Liberty of cou- There shall be an entire and perfect liberty of conscience allowed to ¤¤i¤¤<=¤· the subjects and inhabitants of each party, and to their families; and no one shall be molested in regard to his worship, provided he submits, Rights or burial. as to the public demonstration of it, to the laws of the country: There shall be given, moreover, liberty, when any subjects or inhabitants of either party shall die in the territory of the other, to bury them in the usual burrying-places, or in decent and convenient grounds to be appointed for that purpose as occasion shall require; and the dead bodies of those who are hurried shall not in any wise be molested. And the two contracting parties shall provide, each one in his jurisdiction, that their respective subjects and inhabitants may henceforward obtain the requisite certificates in casesof deaths in which they shall be interested. Anrrorn V. Protection orves- Their High Mightinesses the States General of the United Nether- '°]°· lands and the United States of America shall endeavor, by all the means in their power, to defend and protect all vessells and other effects, belonging to their subjects and inhabitants, respectively, or to any of them, in their ports, roads, havens, internal seas, passes, rivers, and as far as their jurisdiction extends at sea, and to recover, and cause to be restored to the true proprietors, their agents, or attornies, all such vessells and effects, which shall be taken under their jurisdiction : _And their vessells of war and convoys, in cases when they may havea common enemy shall take under their protection all the vessells belonging to the subjects and inhabitants of either party, which shall not he laden with contraband goods, according to the description which shall be made of them hereafter, for places, with which one of the parties is in peace and the other at war, nor destined for any place blocked, and which shall hold the same course or follow the same rout; and they shall dofend such vessells, as long as they shall hold the same course or follow the same rout, against all attacks, force, and violence of the common enemy, in the same manner as they ought to protect and defend the vessells belonging to their own respective subjects.